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Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems (formerly known as Computer Information Systems) is a diploma program that provides knowledge and skill development in the fundamental principles of information systems and business solution development. Your studies will include a variety of software development languages (Visual Studio.NET, Java, COBOL) and target platforms (Windows, networked software and web application development).

You will study data gathering and modeling, the database management systems used by businesses to store information and retrieval techniques of database and programming languages. In addition, you will learn the systems analysis, design methodologies and project management skills necessary to carry information technology projects from inception to implementation. These skills will be complemented with training in the fundamentals of computer hardware technology, networking and various operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux). You will also study the critical business functions that leverage information technology in day-to-day operations and integrate this knowledge into the development of meaningful information technology solutions.

Successfully completing accredited computer science programs helps graduates pursue the Information Systems Profession of Canada (I.S.P.) designation.


You will develop fundamental employability skills through study of the principles of communication and active listening techniques. The course content includes development of effective writing skills and formatting. You will apply the principles and skills by writing business messages for positive, negative and persuasive purposes. You will examine ways to apply communication skills to cross-cultural situations. You will learn to apply effective presentation skills when delivering oral presentations and conducting business meetings. You will write short reports.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Registration deadline: September 6, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.28Prince AlbertCRN: 201602-470
September 7, 2016 - December 14, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 21, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-251
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-244
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 145
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-737
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 410
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-878
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-431
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-469
You will be introduced to the elements of statistics used in business. The course content includes frequency distribution, measure of central tendency and dispersion, probability distributions (discrete and continuous), sampling, sampling distributions, estimations, regressions, correlation and elementary hypothesis testing.

Additional costs: A textbook and Sharp business financial EL-738 calculator.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - December 13, 2016
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-257
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 17, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-256
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:59 pm
Room: 421
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-912
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201603-493

Your studies will focus on an introduction to financial accounting designed to provide you with accounting skills to handle business transactions. The course will include bookkeeping techniques, accounting for a merchandising concern and an introduction to accounting for current assets. ACCT 122 is a companion to ACCT 125 (Introductory Financial Accounting 2) which continues the study of basic financial accounting.



Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 27, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 17, 2016
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-57
September 6, 2016 - December 13, 2016
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-197
January 7, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Sat - 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: January 21, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-235
April 27, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: May 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-272
August 31, 2016 - December 7, 2016
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 143
Registration deadline: August 31, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-730
August 31, 2016 - December 7, 2016
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 144
Registration deadline: August 31, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-731
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-883
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 410
Registration deadline: January 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-884
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: April 26, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-893
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-425
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-426
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-427
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-463
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-464
Your studies will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of managerial accounting. You will examine cost concepts, pricing strategies, manufacturing accounting, cost allocation and budgeting processes. You will be able to select appropriate managerial accounting techniques for decision making

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-240
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 149
Registration deadline: January 5, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-888
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-503
You will study human behaviour in organizations and develop the skills needed to deal with people at work. Course content includes individual behaviour, values, interpersonal relationships and communications, groups and team dynamics, organizational culture, leadership and change. All topics are dealt with in the context of diverse formal organizations.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 29, 2016 - December 12, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-60
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: May 3, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-266
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 143
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-735
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 144
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-811
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-915
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-877
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-475
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-486
You will develop strategies and processes related to creating and fostering an evolving workplace culture that supports innovation, change, quality and learning to result in harmony between the organization’s needs and employee’s expectations while remaining consistent with the organization’s business plan. Course content includes an overview of business planning, corporate culture, quality management and the emerging role of the employer and human resource support systems.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 29, 2016 - December 12, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
Register Online
$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-62
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201602-438
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